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I have back pain but I have joined dance classes as I love dancing. Is it gonna increase my back pain problem?

I have back pain but I have joined dance classes as I love dancing. Is it gonna increase my back pain problem?

Depends: depending on the cause of the backpain results can vary. If your back pain is a rsult of osteoarthritis (common back pain) physicial activity will not make it worse but if its due to spinal stenosis and other reasons it may make the pain worse. ...Read more

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So like I have said before I am a dancer and when i'm not dancing, and just sitting in class my knee hurts why is this and how can I treat it? 

So like I have said before I am a dancer and when i'm not dancing, and just sitting in class my knee hurts why is this and how can I treat it? 

Patellofemoral pain: Anterior knee pain syndrome may be the result of various internal or external problems. Common causes are overuse, weak and inflexible quadriceps and hamstring muscles, a sudden change in intensity of your exercise regime, being overweight and flat feet. This can also be called patellofemoral pain syndrome or runners knee. ...Read more

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I use ciprofloxacin 500 mg now. I would like to attend aerobic dancing class. Is it ok for me to attend the class or do sport?

I use ciprofloxacin 500 mg now. I would like to attend aerobic dancing class. Is it ok for me to attend the class or do sport?

Should be ok: Prolonged courses of fluoroquinolones can be associated with tendinitis but we do not generally restrict activities during use. ...Read more

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Would doing pole dancing help me to keep fit?

Sure: Sure. The more vigorous your dancing, the more the aerobic impact. Recommend having varied array of physical activities. ...Read more

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Is dancing an excersie?

Is dancing an excersie?

Definitely!: Any movement is better than no movement and depending on what type of dancing, the exercise from it may be anything from mild to extremely exertive exercise. It's also a great way to have fun while exercising and keeping healthy and can be a fun thing for couples to do to get them both up & moving at any age! ...Read more

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Is dancing good excersise?

Is dancing good excersise?

Yes : Dancing is an excellent exercise for fitness. Dancing requires an extreme amount of aerobic exercise, bringing your heart rate up quickly and keeping it up throughout the entire dance session. ...Read more

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Is ballroom dancing physically exerting?

Is ballroom dancing physically exerting?

Moderately: Per: http://caloriecount.About.Com/calories-burned- ballroom dancing at a fast pace can burn 374 calories in an hour for a 150 pound individual. It could be considered moderate exertion. ...Read more

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Do dancers stay healthier longer or have injuries from years of dancing?

Do dancers stay healthier longer or have injuries from years of dancing?

Yes twice: Most of the dancers are healthy they seem to me very flexible and usually are fit their cardiovascular levels are normally good but most of them sustain degenerative injuries typically involving the hips and knees from all the pounding. ...Read more

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How does dancing help someone get into shape?

How does dancing help someone get into shape?

Moving: Dancing, any type, is an excllent source of exercise. It is a total body workout. Obvioiusly some types are more physically demanding than others but regardless of the type you are moving your body and burning up calories. Plus, it fun! ...Read more

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Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

You still can: Exercise. But the type and intensity is a personalized discussion that you should have with your cardiologist. Many factors contribute to your limitations or lack thereof. Realize that there are professional athletes that function with forms of atrial fibrillation! ...Read more